I dunno, maybe it’s because I’ve gotten my shit stolen by heroin addicts a half-dozen times in NH…once in a home invasion robbery in Manch. Yes, I would bet money that the majority of the homeless population in Manchester has an opiate addiction. I mean, it’s not like the huge heroin problem isn’t talked about every 2 seconds up there. You can choose to ignore the obvious, though…in some weird attempt to not be offended by the reality of statistical averages for reasons people might be homeless in a certain area.
"The day Goonan became chief in 2016, the Manchester Fire Department started a program called Safe Station to provide treatment access to those who need help. All 10 of the department’s stations have opened their doors 24 hours a day to anyone seeking treatment for addiction.
The program quickly passed Goonan’s expectations, drawing about 1,650 patients – both local and those who have traveled from other states – over the first year. Many people who walk through the doors are homeless…"
So have fun with your effort to prove everyone’s a unique snowflake individual deserving of not being labeled with a stereotype. I await your data.